What's Nearby

Everything you could possibly desire in retirement is within easy
reach from VMRC!

For information about what’s nearby—as well as a town-wide calendar of upcoming events—visit the official Harrisonburg Tourism.

For information about Downtown Harrisonburg in particular, and all its activities and accolades, visit the official Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance website.

“Retirement” doesn’t mean retirement from fun and adventure! Quite the opposite!

VMRC is in the middle of everything—the best of Harrisonburg and the best of Virginia!

In the mood for dining out? Shopping? Cultural and performing arts? Historical places? Sports participation or spectating? Moments with nature? Family fun when the grandkids visit? You’re in luck! Everything you could possibly want is nearby! If you want it, you can find it!

Look around and you’ll see we’re rich in natural beauty, history, and variety, with a perfect mix of city buzz and country calm.

We’re next-door neighbors to Eastern Mennonite University, with couldn’t-be-easier access to their wealth of educational, cultural, recreational, and performing arts events and resources that are open to the public. They generously share with us access to their outdoor and indoor tracks, library, tennis courts, and nature trail!

What else is nearby? Everything! Here are just some the attractions you’ll find if you ever decide to venture off our delightfully complete campus:

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